Do you want to create a loop animation in Adobe After Effects without any plugins? This tutorial would be best for you. In this tutorial, I will teach you to create a wiggle ping-pong loop animation in Adobe After Effects. After Watching this tutorial, you will easily create your own loop animation.
This is a short and easy tutorial specially designed for beginners. So, I recommend you to watch my video till the end, it will be easier for you to better understand. Or you can follow these steps.
Step 1: First of all open Adobe After effects. Create a New composition of 1920×1080 Pixels. 30 Frames per second, and set the duration to 5 seconds. Select the Ellipse tool from the toolbar and create a circle by holding the shift Key on Keyboard. After creating the circle shape then align it to the center.
Step 2: Select the Circle shape layer and Press U on Keyboard to open position properties. Click the little stopwatch icon to make a keyframe on Position properties. Drag your time cursor to about 2 seconds forward on a timeline, then change the circle position by dragging it while holding the Shift key.
Step 3: Now, Hold the ALT key on the keyboard and click the position stopwatch to add an expression. Then type this expression loopOut(“Pingpong”).
Step 4: Enable the motion blur. Now, select both keyframes and right-click. Go to Keyframe assistant then choose Easy ease or just press F9 Key on the keyboard.
Note: You can also add the loopOut(“Pingpong”) expression to the Opacity, Scale, and Position with the same process.
We are done! Our loop animation is ready. If you click on Ram Preview, your animation will continuously move from left to right, and right to left.
Here you can download the free project file (File Size: 23 KB)